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dervish

US [ˈdɜrvɪʃ]
UK [ˈdɜː(r)vɪʃ]
  • n.德尔维希教团成员(属伊斯兰教,尚苦行,狂舞为其崇拜仪式的一部分)
  • Web苦行僧;托钵僧;回教的托钵僧
Plural Form:dervishes  
dervish
n.
1.
德尔维希教团成员(属伊斯兰教,尚苦行,狂舞为其崇拜仪式的一部分)a member of a Muslim religious group whose members make a promise to stay poor and live without comforts or pleasures. They perform a fast lively dance as part of their worship.
He threw himself around the stage like a whirling dervish.
他在台上转圈,如同跳旋转舞蹈的苦行僧一样。